Washington state suspends operations of duck tour company operate around the world, including in Boston; Philadelphia; Austin, Texas; Miami; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and London. Tour companies in Boston and Miami said Monday that their vehicles are different from Seattle's and were not subject to...
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Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...another attempt."Polar bears, Alaska's Arctic and our climate just caught a huge break," Sakashita said. "Here's hoping Shell leaves the Arctic forever."___Associated Press Writer Pan Pylas in London contributed to this report.
Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget compared to three years ago in London, or in Beijing in 2008.The austerity...that Rio will spend one-tenth what London did on four major ceremonies."I would be ashamed to waste what London spent in a country where we need sanitation...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 25

...McCall scores a major upset by stopping Lennox Lewis 31 seconds into the second round to capture the WBC heavyweight title in London.1995 - Jerry Rice has 181 yards receiving in San Francisco's 27-24 loss to Detroit. It's his 51st 100-yard game...
India clamping down on critics, activist groups

...said its bank account has been frozen for months, and in January one of its activists was barred from boarding a flight to London, where she was to tell British lawmakers about a coal mining project in India, after she was told she was on a list of people...
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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...following operating procedures."The reputation of the kingdom is on the line," said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics. "The fact is, despite everything Saudi Arabia has done, accidents and tragedies continue to happen...
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Labour gets far-left leader in UK political shake-up

LONDON - A veteran anti-war campaigner known for his unapologetically socialist...Conservatives stay in power for years to come.But cheers and applause erupted in the London conference venue Saturday as it was announced that Corbyn swept almost 60...
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Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

LONDON - With Toronto deciding against a last-minute bid, five cities are, which was a favorite in the race for the 2012 Games but lost out to London, has secured strong support from the national and local government and is...
Pink Martini to perform at Centennial Hall Sept. 20

...Philharmonic, Boston Pops, National Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and the BBC Orchestra in London. They've also performed on the Letterman, Leno, and Conan O'Brien shows, among other television appearances."We're...
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

...compared with 17,500 for the main pool at the last Olympics in London."Therefore, the main venue of the leading sport from the...and synchronized swimming events. All took place indoors at London 2012."The weather conditions may influence not only the athletes...
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